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Under the kilt: keeping the romance alive in the age of coronavirus

The other day, I was sitting in my living room watching “To All The Boys: P.S. I Still Love You” and thought to myself, “Why are none of these characters wearing masks?” when it...

The science behind heartbreak

Everyone knows that when you get your heart broken it really sucks. Most college-age individuals have experienced the excruciating feeling of losing a boyfriend or girlfriend, but those who haven’t yet often look at...

Casual relationships: Should you keep the flame burning or snuff it out?

According to a 2012 general psychology review published by the National Institutes of Health, at least 60 percent of college-aged students have participated in a casual, sexual relationship. Although the intensity of physical intimacy...
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Friendship or romantic relationship, which is more important?

College is all about making memories, especially with the people who make up those lasting memories. Now, when thinking of relationships, the normal response is to think of romantic relationships. However, what it’s really...

Under the kilt: Tough love or rough love?

Stripped down and vulnerable? Or confident and ambitious? These are the questions that people are burning to know when they get into a relationship with a significant other. Believe it or not, there is...

Under the Kilt: Going back home for the holidays

When I went back home in the winter break of 2018 after my first year as a transfer student at UCR, I felt defeated. I was separated from my family, had to build new...

Under the Kilt: The importance of alone time

Let me state the obvious: It’s a new year and it’s time to do things differently. The onslaught of ads for gyms, diet plans and inspirational quotes has officially began to infiltrate our lives,...

Under the Kilt: Establishing boundaries for yourself and not others

Have you ever had those moments where you wished you had put your foot down and stood up for yourself? Maybe it was during an argument with friends or a significant other that made...

Under the Kilt: How Porn is Faking It and Making It

Did you know that every second, 28,258 Internet viewers are watching porn? And, not surprisingly, about 72 percent of those viewers are men. These statistics may bother many spouses or conservative individuals, but it’s...

The woes of honesty: Being upfront with STDs

California’s recently passed SB239 softens the blow of offenses that come with willingly exposing someone to a sexually-transmitted disease (STD). Why make such a rule? The reasoning is unclear, but what is blatant is...